R: a strange but useful language, made by statisticians for statisticians...
so it is a "Domain Specific Language" created by natural evolution :)
Microsoft Closes Acquisition of Revolution Analytics - Machine Learning - Site Home - TechNet Blogs
In-Database R Coming To SQL Server 2016 - Slashdot
In-database R coming to SQL Server 2016
R: Why it's the next programming language you should learn @ Pluralsight
"...in the top 20 languages in the Tiobe Index of Programming Language Popularity for the last several years. In 2015, IEEE listed R at 6 in the top 10 languages of 2015.
The Dice Technology Salary Survey conducted last year ranked R as a highest-paying skill. The most recent O’Reilly Data Science Salary Survey also includes R among the skills used by the highest paid data scientists."